efferent nerve

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Noun1.efferent nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glandsefferent nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
anterior horn, anterior root, ventral horn, ventral root - one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers
efferent neuron, motoneuron, motor nerve fiber, motor neuron - a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
efferent fiber, motor fiber - a nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the muscles or glands
corticospinal tract, pyramidal motor system, pyramidal tract - any of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cord
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Abdominal scent efferent system opening dorsally on the posterior margin of AB4 and AB5 (Figs.
Given the high incidence yet mild degree of hearing loss, combined with the brief time course of recovery, the authors hypothesized the mechanism to be biochemical in nature, acting through the vascular system, or neural, acting through the acoustic efferent system on the contralateral cochlea.
The Monaloniina (except Felisacus Distant, 1904) and Odoniellina together are united by several external morphological characters, with the most important being the reduction of the efferent system of the metathoracic glands, linear trichobothria, absence of trichoma, bothrium tubercular, and unique structure of pretarsus with wide pseudopulvilli, hair-like parempodia and long guard setae (Schuh, 1976).
DM can affect the afferent visual system, the pupillary and accommodative reflexes, and the efferent system.
Continuing Exploration of Functional Deficits in Mice Lacking Auditory Efferent System Receptors.
These findings were consistent with her long-standing history of Meniere' s syndrome, her dizziness following sac surgery, and the attempt by her efferent system to produce symptomatic relief by suppressing the vestibular function of the opposite ear.
asymmetrical parempodia, large, semicircular pulvillum arising from inner surface of a claw, comblike row of trichia on pulvillum, and narrow, tongue-shaped metathoracic scent efferent system.